νυκτοφύλαξ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From νύξ (núx, night) +‎ φύλαξ (phúlax, guard).

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NounEdit

νῠκτοφῠ́λᾰξ (nuktophúlaxm (genitive νῠκτοφῠ́λᾰκος); third declension

  1. night-watchman, guard
  2. (at Rome) vigiles, the police

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